Each essay is a testament to the complicated relationships between mothers and their children and to all the silences that surround them.
The exhibition displays Kahlo's persona: photographs, jewelry, clothing, makeup, home relics and sketches done by her and of her.
“It’s better for a star to never be around,” says Rikio Mizuno, the narrator of Yukio Mishima’s 1961 short novel Star.
“Is it normal to be ashamed of loving?” asks Édouard Louis in his third intensely autobiographical novel, Who Killed My Father.
In Jericho Brown’s The Tradition, out now from Copper Canyon Press, poetry—like a virus—becomes a form of knowledge susceptible to transmission.
Based on the podcast of the same name from Radiotopia, the book is a multimodal experience, one that opens the ears through the eyes.
In late 2013, nineteen-year-old Ayan and sixteen-year-old Leila abruptly departed their adopted home of Norway to join the Syrian jihad.
Sally Wen Mao's stunning second collection, Oculus, focuses not just on sight but on the politics of seeing—its intimacies, failures, elusions, evasions.
The strength of the new translation lies not only in its supplementary material but in Fenkl’s appreciation both for his sources and his audience.
Nobody in Sally Rooney’s new novel Normal People—an addictive account of the relationship between two brainy college students—would ever use the word “intimacy.”
Now, Now, Louison is a biography--a “written portrait”--of Louise Bourgeois, the sculptor and painter made infamous for her towering sculptures of spiders.
Sophia Shalmiyev takes the reader through her experiences growing up with an alcoholic mother and her search for replacement mother figures.